ABC Evening News for Monday, May 15, 1995
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(Tehran, Iran: Peter Jennings) The growing disenchantment in Iran with the Islamic religious rulers, the mullahs who have gone out of favor due to the nation's economic problems, examined; scenes shown of anti-American demonstrations and from the streets of Tehran. [Former UN ambassador Said Rajai KHORSANI - says Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini's era is over.] [Iran freedom movement Dr. Ibrahim YAZDI - predicts am historical religious change.] The continued control of Iran by obstinate men, despite the moderation of some scholarly clergy and the opening of political avenues to women, noted.
(Tehran, Iran: Peter Jennings) The economic squeeze in Iran reviewed; scenes shown from the roads and streets of Tehran while the nation's economic problems, including the United States sanctions, are reviewed. [Two IRANIANS - talks about the political and economic situation.]
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